08 janeiro 2015

Stars and Dust in Corona Australis



Cosmic dust clouds and young, energetic stars inhabit this telescopic vista, less than 500 light-years away toward the northern boundary of Corona Australis, the Southern Crown. The dust clouds effectively block light from more distant background stars in the Milky Way. But the striking complex of reflection nebulae cataloged as NGC 6726, 6727, and IC 4812 produce a characteristic blue color as light from the region's young hot stars is reflected by the cosmic dust. The dust also obscures from view stars still in the process of formation. At the left, smaller yellowish nebula NGC 6729 bends around young variable star R Coronae Australis. Just below it, glowing arcs and loops shocked by outflows from embedded newborn stars are identified as Herbig-Haro objects. On the sky this field of view spans about 1 degree. That corresponds to almost 9 light-years at the estimated distance of the nearby star forming region.



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whyshoulddothing: No pun intended but why is every so-true post SO TRUE

whyshoulddothing: No pun intended but why is every so-true post SO TRUE
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suchmewsochan: radicxl-dreams: alleykatwuvspotatos: interestin...





suchmewsochan:



radicxl-dreams:



alleykatwuvspotatos:



interesting-linkz:





For people who are bored



I will probably need this later.



Later



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skunkbear: A cow head will not erupt from your body if you get...









skunkbear:



A cow head will not erupt from your body if you get a smallpox vaccine.


But fear of inoculation was so wide-spread that British satirist James Gillray published this cartoon in 1802. The captions reads “The Cow Pock, or the Wonderful Effects of the New Inoculation- the Publication of the Anti Vaccine Society.”


More about the history of smallpox and its eradication here.



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it's back

#ohyeahouterspace returns 9pm utc / 4pm est / 1pm pst / 6am jst


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nevver: A King is born, Happy Birthday Elvis







Alfred Wertheimer









Alfred Wertheimer





Alfred Wertheimer





Alfred Wertheimer





Alfred Wertheimer





Alfred Wertheimer



nevver:



A King is born, Happy Birthday Elvis



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(From The Guttmacher Institute)

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Satellite Picture Shows Snow-covered U.S. Deep Freeze



NOAA's GOES-East satellite provided a look at the frigid eastern two-thirds of the U.S. on Jan. 7, 2015, that shows a blanket of northern snow, lake-effect snow from the Great Lakes and clouds behind the Arctic cold front. A visible picture captured at 11 a.m. EST showed the effects of the latest Arctic outbreak. The cold front that brought the Arctic air moved as far south as Florida, and stretched back over the Gulf of Mexico and just west of Texas. The image shows clouds behind the frontal boundary stretching from the Carolinas west over the Heartland. Farther north, a wide band of fallen snow covers the ground from New England west to Montana, with rivers appearing like veins. The GOES-East satellite image also shows wind-whipped lake-effect snows off the Great Lakes, blowing to the southeast. Meanwhile, Florida, the nation's warm spot appeared almost cloud-free. Image Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project



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Gives Some Perspective, Doesn't It?

George Washington was given the name “Burner of Towns” or “Town Destryoer” by the Iroquois. He was either given it as an honorific during the French and Indian War when he was adopted by the Seneca, or as an epithet after the Sullivan Expedition during the American Revolution destroyed at least forty Iroquois villages. Or perhaps it was originally meant to honor his martial ardor but developed new significance over time. Some Iroquois still use the name for any American president.


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Take Two and Call Me in the Morning: 7 simple ways to prevent...





Take Two and Call Me in the Morning: 7 simple ways to prevent seasonal flu in the workplace


By Mandy Edens


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The following are seven simple tips to keep in mind for preventing seasonal flu at work:



  1. Get vaccinated. Vaccination is the most important way to prevent the spread of the flu. Take the vaccination pledge.



  1. Stay at home if you are sick. The HHS/CDC recommends that workers who have a fever and respiratory symptoms stay at home until 24 hours after their fever ends without the use of medication.



  1. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds; use an alcohol-based hand rub if soap and water are not available.



  1. Avoid touching your nose, mouth, and eyes.



  1. Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue, or cough and sneeze into your upper sleeve(s).



  1. Keep frequently touched common surfaces (e.g., telephones, computer equipment, etc.) clean.



  1. Try not to use a coworker’s phone, desk, office, computer, or other work tools and equipment. If you must use a coworker’s equipment, consider cleaning it first with a disinfectant.


For more information, visit OSHA’s seasonal flu webpage, which provides additional guidance and resources for protecting workers during flu season, or check out the CDC’s Flu IQ website to test your knowledge about the flu and see how you can help to keep your workplace safe, healthy and flu-free.


(from the US Department of Labor Blog)


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Learn all about Carl Rogers here —>...





Learn all about Carl Rogers here —> http://ift.tt/1KoEaNY

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CARL ROGERS! (Born on this day 1902)

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ON THIS DAY IN THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY (8th January...





ON THIS DAY IN THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY (8th January 1902)


Carl Rogers was born.


Studying Psychology? GO HERE —> http://ift.tt/1eWNk1f


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